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0. INTRODUCTION
Welcome to the world of new digital satellite receiver that will make your life richer and closer to
your dream. Before using your new receiver, we recommend to read this manual carefully for your
own safety and correct operation. This product is fully compliant with the DVB standards and
transmits digital broadcasting service directly to your TV through the various satellites.
The STB is easy to use and adaptable for future upgrade. The software is to be upgraded
continuously to improve the functionality.
1. SAFETY INFORMATION
Please read the following recommended safety cautions carefully for your safety
“DANGER! HIGH VOLTAGE! RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK!”
■ Main Supply: 110-220V AC 50/60Hz 35W
■ Allow clear space around the STB for sufficient ventilation.
■ Never place the STB on soft furnishing or carpet.
■ Do not stack other electronic equipment on top of the STB.
■ Use a soft/dry cloth and a mild solution to clean the exterior of the STB.
■ Never allow liquids. The inside of the STB shall not be exposed to dripping, spray or other objects
filled with liquids.
■ Do not use any attachments that are not recommended.
■ Do not allow the unit to be exposed hot, cold or humid conditions.
■ Service should be carried out only at a qualified service agent.
■ Do not connect or modify cables when the STB is plugged in.
■ Do not remove the cover.
2.HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
This manual provides complete instructions for installing and using the STB. The following symbols
will serve as follows.
Symbol
Explanation
1. MENU (Capital & Bold)
Represents Main Menu category.
1.1. Menu(Bold)
Represents a sub-category of the main menu
1.1.1. Menu
Indicates a selectable option in a sub-category.
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Press the MENU key on the RCU (Remote Control Unit) to make the main menu appeared.
In some menus, you are asked to put the PIN (Personal Identification Number) code as a password.
Factory default password is '0000'.
2.1 How to move the cursor
Use
the Navigation Button.
UP and Down Direction button: Navigate the cursor Upwards and Downwards.
Left and Right Direction button: Navigate the cursor Left and Right
2.2 How to select an option
OSD(On Screen Display)- menus are supported to navigate the functions or options with these
buttons. Use these buttons to reach the targeted option or function. To select desired
option or function, press OK button.
2.3 How to use the virtual keyboard
In some menus, you are asked to put the alphabetical characters by the virtual keyboard. Select
each alphabet character you want type by pressing OK button. Once it is complete, move the cursor
on the Enter key on the virtual keyboard, press the Enter key to save it.
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3. BEFORE YOU BEGIN
3.1 Advanced Features
■ Application and Expansion.
LINUX O/S enables ultimate applications and expansions to fulfill the customer’s need.
■ Almost Unlimited Channel Memory up to 4,000 channels
■ Enhanced Search Channel Option
Search by all satellites
Search by satellite/ network
Search by all TP scanning
■ Ethernet Port Supported
■ OSD Teletext Supported
■ Capable of Dolby Digital Bit streaming out
■ Quick and easy installation
■ Embedded Linux(kernel 2.6.9)
■ Multilanguage User Interface
4. THE CONTENTS OF THE BOX
Please make sure that the following items are included in the Package.
■ STB main unit
■ Remote Control Unit
■ 2 Batteries (size AAA ALKALINE)
■ Operation Manual
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0. INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................2
1. SAFETY INFORMATION................................................................................................... 2
2.HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL ........................................................................................... 2
2.1 How to move the cursor .......................................................................................................... 3
2.2 How to select an option ........................................................................................................... 3
2.3 How to use the virtual keyboard............................................................................................. 3
3. BEFORE YOU BEGIN ....................................................................................................... 4
3.1 Advanced Features .................................................................................................................. 4
4. THE CONTENTS OF THE BOX ........................................................................................ 4
5. REMOTE CONTROL UNIT (UNIVERSAL TYPE) ............................................................ 8
5.1. Programming the remote control for your TV set.............................................................. 11
5.1.1 Using automatic code search............................................................................................. 11
5.1.2. Using direct entry method ................................................................................................. 11
5.1.3. Locking the volume control. .............................................................................................. 11
5.1.4. Unlocking the volume control. ........................................................................................... 12
6. FRONT PANEL CONTROL ............................................................................................. 12
7. REAR PANEL CONNECTIONS ...................................................................................... 14
8. INSTALLATION ............................................................................................................... 15
8.1 Connection to TV, VCR and Hi-Fi.......................................................................................... 15
8.1.1 Connection to TV with SCART cable ................................................................................. 15
8.1.2 Connection to VCR with RCA and SCART cable............................................................... 15
8.1.3 Additional audio connection with Hi-Fi system................................................................... 16
8.2 Dish Connection..................................................................................................................... 17
8.2.1 Installing the STB with one antenna................................................................................... 17
8.2.2 Installing the STB with two separated dish with LNB......................................................... 17
9. BEFORE SETTING .......................................................................................................... 18
9.1 Menu Information ................................................................................................................... 18
9.2 Basic Key Control .................................................................................................................. 18
10. GET STARTED FOR THE FIRST TIME........................................................................ 18
10.1 Switch your TV and STB On................................................................................................ 18
10.2. Adjusting the local time...................................................................................................... 18
10.3. LNB setting. ......................................................................................................................... 19
10.3.1. Set each LNB parameter................................................................................................. 19
10.4. Scanning the satellites. ...................................................................................................... 20
10.4.1. Automatic......................................................................................................................... 20
10.4.2. Manual ............................................................................................................................ 21
11. HOT BUTTONS.............................................................................................................. 22
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11.1 TV or Radio Channel List
11.1.1 Mode
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11.1.2 Channel
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11.1.3. Sort
11.1.4. Sort Move
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11.2. Edit in the Channel List ...................................................................................................... 24
11.2.1. To Favorite....................................................................................................................... 24
11.2.2. Hide ................................................................................................................................. 25
11.2.3. Lock ................................................................................................................................. 26
11.2.4. Rename ........................................................................................................................... 27
11.2.5. Delete .............................................................................................................................. 27
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11.2.6. Reorder channels. ........................................................................................................... 28
11.3. Favorite Channel List
............................................................................................. 29
11.3.1. Make FAV. List ................................................................................................................. 29
11.3.2. Delete .............................................................................................................................. 29
11.3.3. Rename ........................................................................................................................... 29
11.3.4. Add Channels .................................................................................................................. 29
11.3.5. Reorder FAV. List............................................................................................................. 30
11.4. Electronic Program Guide
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11.4.1. Mode................................................................................................................................ 32
11.4.2. Channel ........................................................................................................................... 32
11.4.3. Search ............................................................................................................................. 32
11.4.4. Zoom ............................................................................................................................... 33
11.5. Channel Information
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11.6 RCL
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11.7 Subtitle
11.8 Audio Setting
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11.10. OSD teletext.
12. USER’S OPTION ........................................................................................................... 37
12.1 User’s setting........................................................................................................................ 37
12.1.1. Banner Time Out ............................................................................................................. 37
12.1.2. Subtitle ............................................................................................................................ 38
12.1.3. Banner type ..................................................................................................................... 38
12.2 Lock Control ......................................................................................................................... 38
12.2.1. Maturity Control............................................................................................................... 39
12.2.2. System Lock.................................................................................................................... 39
12.2.3. Channel Lock .................................................................................................................. 39
12.2.4. Hide Channels................................................................................................................. 39
12.3. Language ............................................................................................................................. 40
12.3.1. Menu Language .............................................................................................................. 40
12.3.2. Audio Language .............................................................................................................. 40
12.3.3. Subtitle Language ........................................................................................................... 40
12.4. Local Time............................................................................................................................ 40
13. SYSTEM SETUP............................................................................................................ 41
13.1 TV Output .............................................................................................................................. 41
13.1.1. Aspect Ratio .................................................................................................................... 41
13.1.2. Output type...................................................................................................................... 41
13.2. LNB Setting.......................................................................................................................... 41
13.2.1. Switch Type ..................................................................................................................... 41
13.2.2. Number of LNBs.............................................................................................................. 41
13.2.3. LNB set up....................................................................................................................... 41
13.2.4. The Signal Indicator ........................................................................................................ 41
13.3. Channel search.................................................................................................................... 42
13.3.1. Automatic......................................................................................................................... 42
13.3.2. Manual............................................................................................................................. 42
13.3.3. Advanced Search ............................................................................................................ 43
13.4. DiSEqC 1.2 positioner......................................................................................................... 43
13.5 USALS setting ...................................................................................................................... 44
13.6. IP setup................................................................................................................................. 44
13.6.1. Manual............................................................................................................................. 44
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13.6.2. AUTO (DHCP) ................................................................................................................. 45
13.6.3. AUTO (PPPoE)................................................................................................................ 46
13.6.3. AUTO (PPP) .................................................................................................................... 46
13.7. Restore Factory Setting...................................................................................................... 47
14. PVR OPERATION.......................................................................................................... 48
14.1. Recording............................................................................................................................. 48
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14.2. Recorded file open
14.3. Record plan
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14.4. Play back.............................................................................................................................. 50
14.5. Trick play on live channels. ............................................................................................... 50
14.6 Book mark
14.7. Play
14.8. Repeat
14.9. Stop
14.10. Pause
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14.11. Fast forward or random position jump & playback
14.12. Slow motion and Frame by Frame
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15. File list management
........................................................................................... 53
16. ABOUT ........................................................................................................................... 55
16.1. System Info .......................................................................................................................... 55
16.2. Network Info......................................................................................................................... 55
16.3. Network Update ................................................................................................................... 56
16.4. PlugIns ................................................................................................................................. 56
16.5. Mount Manager.................................................................................................................... 57
17. SOFT WARE UPGRAD ................................................................................................. 58
18. GLOSSARY OF TERMS ............................................................................................... 62
19. TROUBLE SHOOTING.................................................................................................. 63
20. PRODUCT SPECIFITION .............................................................................................. 64
Specification ................................................................................................................................. 64
21. TV BRAND CODE LIST................................................................................................. 65
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5. REMOTE CONTROL UNIT (UNIVERSAL TYPE)
To switch On / Off
For Mute
To make RCU respond to TV set
To make RCU respond to STB
To toggle between TV and Radio mode
To recall previous channel when you watch a live program or Switch into LIVE program or
RECORDING channel or a prerecorded FILE
To record a selected program.
TV mode: it allows you to switch input modes.
To move Page up / down in the OSD (On Screen Display)
TV mode: channel up /down
To increase and decrease the volume
To go to Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
To manage prerecorded programs (Files). You can see prerecorded TV/Radio program list
and reserved recording plans.
To manage the Favorite channel list.
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To go to Main menu and move back to previous page.
Navigation-Buttons enable to make channel Up & Down on the live channels and
move the cursor Up & Down in the OSD-menu. Also to make volume increased &
decreased on the channels in watching mode and move the cursor left & right in the
OSD-Menu.
To exit from the OSD-menu or to go back to previous menu.
To make Bookmarks on the File progressing time bar (find on the channel Information
banner)
To display program information Bar
To select options /To bring up the Channel List.
To stop a File playback or a recording program
To play recorded files / Catch up for real time live point
To pause the screen
For Fast reverse or random play
For Fast forward or Random play or sort move
For Slow motion forward or Frame-by-Frame Play
For Section Repeat between the position by Bookmark in File playback and for teletext in
program watching mode
To select alternative audio options
To display subtitle
To display teletext
To go to Multifeed, press this MultiFeed button once
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5.1. Programming the remote control for your TV set.
This Universal type remote control works for both TV and PVR.
There are two ways to program the remote control; Automatic Code Search and Direct Entry.
5.1.1 Using automatic code search
1. Turn on the component (TV) you want to control.
2. Press and hold the TV button until the LED (TV button) turns on red, then release the
key.
3. Point the remote at the component (TV), press and release the UP (▲ ) button, and then
wait three seconds or until the LED stops flashing.
At this point the remote control is searching for the correct code to program. If, after three
seconds, the component (TV) you want to control does not turn off, press and release UP
(▲ ) button again to make the remote to search the next set of codes.
4. If the component you want to control does turn off; Press and release OK button, then
the LED blinks three times.
5.1.2. Using direct entry method
1. Turn on the component (TV) you want to control.
2. Locate the Code List (refer to code list on the page 59). Find your TV brand that you want
to control.
3. Press and hold the TV button until the LED on the remote control turns on red, then release
the key.
4. Enter 3-digit code from the code list, then the LED blinks three times.
5. If you get no response, repeat these steps using the next code listed for your TV brand
until the component responds to the remote control command.
5.1.3. Locking the volume control.
Locking the volume controls to a single device makes it easier to control volume, without
having an unexpected volume change. If you lock the remote's volume controls to the TV
set, you will be always able to change the volume to the level you want, without having
adjusting it twice on multiple devices.
If you want to lock the volume for the TV system;
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1. Press and hold the STB component key until the LED on the remote control turns on.
2. Enter 3-digit code, 9 9 9 .
3. Press and release the STB component key, then the LED blinks three times.
5.1.4. Unlocking the volume control.
If you want to unlock the volume for the STB component;
1. Press and hold the STB button until the LED on the remote control turns on.
2. Enter 3-digit code, 9 9 9 .
3. Press and release the STB component key, then the LED blinks three times.
☞ NOTICE
Find the TV brand code list on the page 65.
6. FRONT PANEL CONTROL
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CONTROLS AND DEFINITIONS
1. STANDBY/ON
After connecting the mains power, press this button to switch ON the receiver or to switch
into STANDBY. During the standby mode, it displays current time.
2. REMOTE CONTROL SENSOR
Ensure that this is not obstructed when using the remote control.
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3. DIGIT LED DISPLAY
This will display the current channel or certain programming functions when it is turned on.
4. MENU
Press this button to display the Main Menu page and to go to previous menu with saving
changed values.
5. EXIT
Press this button to exit from menu pages.
6. OK
This button is to confirm setup or menu options.
7. VOL (Left)
In program mode this button will move the cursor (highlighted) to the left to facilitate
selection. In normal operation mode it will decrease the volume of sound.
8. VOL (Right)
In program mode this button will move the cursor (highlighted) to the right to facilitate
selection. In normal operation mode it will increase the sound volume.
9. CH (Up)
In program mode this button will move the cursor (highlighted) upwards to facilitate
selection. In normal operation mode it is used to step up channels sequentially.
10. CH (Down)
In program mode this button will move the cursor (highlighted) downwards to facilitate
selection. In normal operation mode it is used to step down channels sequentially.
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7. REAR PANEL CONNECTIONS
CONNECTORS AND DEFINITIONS
1. AC IN (Power Cord)
Connect this lead to the mains outlet (110-220 V AC 50/60 Hz) after all other connections
have been made.
2. IF INPUT
Connect the IF cable from your LNB on your dish to this connector.
3. IF LOOP OUT
If you have a second satellite receiver, the receivers LNB input to this connector.
6. TV SCART
Connect your TV via a SCART cable to this connector.
7. VCR SCART
Connect your VCR via a SCART cable to this connector.
8. VIDEO
Composite video output for connecting to an AV monitor etc.
9. AUDIO LEFT / RIGHT
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Audio outputs for connecting to a stereo amplifier.
10. RS-232
Connect your PC via this connector using a NULL MODEM female to female RS232 cable
when you wish to upgrade the system software or for external Dial up MODEM
11. SPDIF
Digital audio output for optical cable.
12. ETHERNET PORT
8. INSTALLATION
Most effective and common setting methods are suggested below. Please follow the instructions
carefully.
8.1 Connection to TV, VCR and Hi-Fi
8.1.1 Connection to TV with SCART cable
Connect the TV to the STB with a SCART cable. One end of SCART cable goes into the
TV SCART socket and the other end goes into to the SCART socket on the STB.
8.1.2 Connection to VCR with RCA and SCART cable
A. Connect the VCR with a SCART CABLE
After connecting the STB to TV with a SCART cable, connect VCR to the STB same way
that the TV and the STB connected with SCART cable.
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B. Connect the TV to the VCR with RCA cable
Connect one end of RCA (RED: Audio right, White: Audio left, and Yellow: Video) to
STB and the other end of RCA to the TV.
8.1.3 Additional audio connection with Hi-Fi system
Connect one end of RCA stereo cable to the 'AUDIO L/ R' outputs on the STB and the other
end of RCA cable to the Audio L/R inputs on the Hi-Fi system.
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8.2 Dish Connection
Most effective and common setting methods are suggested below. Please choose one of these
ways to connect the dish-antennas and follow the instructions. Please carefully review the
instructions before you install.
8.2.1 Installing the STB with one antenna.
Satellite Antenna has to be connected to the LNB IN .
8.2.2 Installing the STB with two separated dish with LNB.
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9. BEFORE SETTING
9.1 Menu Information
Selectable lines are generally activated (highlighted). No-activated lines are not selectable.
Most of OSD- menus show short information at the bottom of the screen.
9.2 Basic Key Control
With the UP/DOWN direction button you can move the cursor upwards and downwards in the OSD
(On Screen Display)- menu. In most of menus, you can search channels with these buttons.
When you have reached the desired option or function, press the OK button to confirm your choice.
In case of changing TV channel you can only press UP/DOWN direction button.
In most of menus, you can select menu items with LEFT/RIGHT direction button.
When you want to return to the previous menu with saving the change, press the MENU Button.
When you want to exit from the current menu, press the EXIT button.
10. GET STARTED FOR THE FIRST TIME
If it is the first time using the STB, you should set parameters for system configuration and scan the
satellites. Follow setup procedure for scanning the satellite. When you have finished the procedure,
you can start watching TV or listening to the Radio.
10.1 Switch your TV and STB On.
The Local Time setting menu will appear automatically.
10.2. Adjusting the local time.
Press LEFT/RIGHT buttons to find your area on Time Zone and select Daylight-saving (summer
time) ON or OFF .Since the Date and time are not selectable, leave them as they are. When the
channel search is complete, the date & time info will be set automatically with the data brought from
the Satellites. To save the settings you made, press MENU/ EXIT button on RCU.
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10.3. LNB setting.
The LNB Setting menu will appear automatically right after adjusting the Local Time. Select the
Number of LNBs(number of satellites that you wish to search) by pressing right direction button
on the RCU, then press OK button to setup each LNB.
10.3.1. Set each LNB parameter.
SAT Name, LNB Type, Local Freq, DiSEqC Ver, DiSEqC No, 22 KHz, and TP Freq by
pressing LEFT/ RIGHT button as your LNB and dish aimed. You can see whole
selectable values of each item by pressing OK button. You will see the Signal indicator as
yellow if all values are set correctly.
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10.4. Scanning the satellites.
10.4.1. Automatic
This is to scan all the channels of the satellites you setup in LNB Setting menu. Set
Satellite Name, Network Search option and Search Method option by pressing
LEFT/RIGHT button and press OK on SEARCH to start scanning.
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10.4.2. Manual .
This is to scan channels on specific TP. Set Satellite Name, Frequency, Symbol Rate,
Polarity values. You can press OK to check the values on Frequency and Symbol Rate
menu or press NUMERIC buttons to input values directly. Press OK on Manual Search to
start scanning. If you input new TP data in this menu, the new data will be saved in the
satellite’s data base automatically.
Once channel search is done, searched channel shows up automatically.
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11. HOT BUTTONS
This section explains various hot button’s function while watching TV or listening to Radio. These
buttons enable to reach the desired function or menu directly by pressing them.
11.1 TV or Radio Channel List
While watching TV or listening to Radio, you can get the ‘TV or Radio a Channel List by pressing
OK button on the remote controller. Use
the navigation-buttons to move the highlights
up/down and left /right. When you reach a channel that you want to check, press OK button for a
view. To move to a channel that you have chosen, press OK button again.
11.1.1 Mode
Sort the channels by TV or Radio.
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11.1.2 Channel
Three options are available; ‘All’ ‘Favorite’ ‘Satellite’. The channels also can be sorted by All,
Favorite, Satellite
11.1.3. Sort
It allows you to sort the channels by Default, A to Z, Z to A, FTA to CAS, Provider and
Satellite.
11.1.4. Sort Move
Highlighted cursor jumps accordingly as sorted (default, A to Z, FTA to CAS, Provider,
Satellite), press Blue buttons on the RCU.
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11.2. Edit in the Channel List
To Switch into Channel Edit mode, press i button on the RCU.
11.2.1. To Favorite
Move to Favorite by pressing the right direction button and then press OK button to bring
the favorite add list. The highlighted channel will be added to the one of categories on
favorite group where you wish to save.
Switch to TV or Radio list
Change favorite Group category backward order (such as Sport, Drama, News,
Movie and Music)
Change favorite Group category forward order (such as Sport, Drama, News,
Movie and Music)
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You can create a new favorite category (make FAV Group) if needed, also rename the existing
favorite group. When the rename procedure is completed, press Enter key.
11.2.2. Hide
Select the channel that you wish to hide by moving high-lights and move to “Hide” by
pressing the right direction button. You will be asked to put a password, by putting correct
password the channel will be hidden. If you wish to bring the hidden channel back, Move
to Main menu
and select Lock control under User’s option and Switch Hide
Channels OFF mode.
After switching into Hide Channels OFF mode, move back to Channel list, then you can
see the channel which was hidden before with “H” beside channel name. To get rid of “H”
mark, select UNHIDE, then press OK button to confirm. It requires PIN number to
complete.
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Multi Selection Mode
In case that you wish to hide the several channels continuously, press the right direction
button and then insert the password to hide one by one.
11.2.3. Lock
Select the channel you wish to lock by moving the high-lights and then move to “Lock” by
pressing the right direction button. Press OK button to bring the PIN box. A “lock icon” will
appear right next to channel name. The channel with lock icon can be un-locked by
entering PIN Number again.
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Multi Selection Mode
If you wish to lock the several channels continuously, press the right direction button
and then insert the password. You can lock one by one.
11.2.4. Rename
Change the selected channel’s name by using virtual key board.
Move to “Rename” option and press OK button then the virtual keyboard will appear.
In the virtual keyboard the Capital letter and the small letter can be alternatively appear
by pressing lock icon key(Next to DEL key). When renaming is done, to save the changed
name select ENTER KEY in the virtual key board.
To exit from virtual keyboard without saving settings, press OK button.
11.2.5. Delete
Select the channel you wish to delete and move to Delete option and press OK button
then enter your password.
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Multi Selection Mode
When you wish to delete several channels continuously, press the right direction
button of
and insert the password. After this, you can delete the channels one
by one.
11.2.6. Reorder channels.
Move a channel where you want to replace by using up/ down direction buttons. “Reorder
ch” function is available when Sort mode and Channel mode are set as default in the
channel list.
ReorderÆ Select a channel Æ OK buttonÆ Up/Down button Æ Ok button
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11.3. Favorite Channel List
While watching TV or listening to Radio, the favorite channel list is available anytime by pressing
the FAV button on the remote controller. The default favorite groups are Sports, Drama, News,
Movie and Music.
11.3.1. Make FAV. List
Move to Make FAV. List and OK button to bring virtual key board and create new favorite
group by using the virtual keyboard.
To save created favorite group, select the enter key in the virtual keyboard.
11.3.2. Delete
To delete the high-lighted channel in the favorite group, move to Delete and press OK
button again.
11.3.3. Rename
To rename a channel or favorite group, move to Rename and press OK button to bring
virtual keyboard and rename the selected channel & FAV group, then select ENTER to
save changed name and exit from virtual keyboard.
11.3.4. Add Channels
To add channels to a favorite group, move to Add Channels and press OK button, then all
channel list appears.
The high-lighted channel will be added by Pressing OK button, then you can see
check-sign icon next to channel added.
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11.3.5. Reorder FAV. List
Reorder the selected FAV. List.
To reorder FAV. Group, select a group or channel that you wish to reorder by
high-lightening it and Move to Reorder FAV. List and press OK button, then move the FAV
group. When it is at the position where you want to replace it then press OK button. The
FAV List successfully will be replaced at right position as wanted.
11.4. Electronic Program Guide
Press the EPG button on the remote control, the TV electronic program guide (EPG) will appear.
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Search channels schedules by using
the navigation-buttons up/down and left/right to move
the highlights.
Press the EPG button on the remote control, the TV electronic program guide (EPG) will appear.
If you press once, list type of EPG will appear. If you press once more, grid type of EPG will appear.
If you press EPG button on the remote controller once more, grid type of EPG will appear.
To get more detailed EPG on specific channel, move high-lights to the channel then press OK
button.
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11.4.1. Mode
Press the Red button, to switch into TV or Radio channel mode.
11.4.2. Channel
Press the Green button at the button on the RCU, and select one of options from All,
Favorite and SAT. It displays EPG information on your selection.
11.4.3. Search
To search channel’s EPG under specific category/genre that you like, press yellow button
at the bottom of the RCU.
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EPG data will show up depends on EPG availability of providers of satellite.
Category: Select genre of a programs.
(Movie/News/ Sports etc)
Sub Category: Select sub-category of programs
(Adult movie / Romance / Comedy etc)
Program name: Put in a specific program name by using virtual key board.
Rating: Select Age limits on the programs.
11.4.4. Zoom
Press The Blue button at the bottom of the RCU, select the time-grid of EPG display by 30
Min, 1 hour, 2 hours, or specific date is selectable up to maximum 7days.
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11.5. Channel Information
Info bar appears by pressing the
button. If you press twice, channel details are
also available. The info bar shows all necessary information about the selected channel.
Any highlighted icon in yellow on the info bar indicates the availability of the services.
Channel
name
Favorite
Channel
Age Limit
Start Time
Dolby Digital
Channel Number
Teletext
Multi Audio
Subtitle
11.6 RCL
To move back to the previous channel, press this button.
11.7 Subtitle
If a channel is available for the subtitle service, press the subtitle icon button. If it services more
than two languages, it is selectable in the user’s Option.
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11.8 Audio Setting
Press the AUDIO button on the remote controller; to select an audio language and sound mode.
Mix / Mono Left / Mono Right, Audio languages are selectable by pressing Left/Right direction
button. Press AUDIO or EXIT key to exit.
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11.9 Premiere Multifeed function
When you move to ‘main feed’ and press the audio button
then Multifeed List (channels) will appear.
on the remote controller twice,
11.10. OSD teletext.
OSD teletext is available if served. If the teletext icon on Info Bar is high-lighted in yellow, press this
button to see the teletext information.
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12. USER’S OPTION
12.1 User’s setting
12.1.1. Banner Time Out
Select the time-out length for information banner from 2 to 10seconds.
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12.1.2. Subtitle
Select subtitle display ON/ OFF. Default setting is ON.
12.1.3. Banner type
Select a preferable banner type for channel info. There are two types banners are
available (normal and simple type). Simple type banner will show up after switching
channels.
Simple Type Banner
Normal Type Banner
12.2 Lock Control
To access the Lock control, a password is required. The factory default password is “0000”
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12.2.1. Maturity Control
Select the age limit form OFF, 5, 8, 10, 13, 15 to 18 for programs.
If the contents have parental guide information, channels will be locked automatically
according to the option.
12.2.2. System Lock
Switch System Lock ON or OFF. If you select ON, it requires a password to start
12.2.3. Channel Lock
Switch Channel Lock ON or OFF. Each channel can be locked on the channel list under
channel edit mode. Refer to Channel List to lock specific channels.
12.2.4. Hide Channels
Switch Hide Channels ON or OFF. The hidden channels will be excluded from the
Channel List. Refer to Channel List to hide specific channels.
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12.3. Language
12.3.1. Menu Language
Select a language for Menus, dialog boxes, and help messages.
12.3.2. Audio Language
Select an audio language for the program with multilingual audio.
12.3.3. Subtitle Language
Select a subtitle language for the program with multilingual subtitle.
12.4. Local Time
Select or change your Time Zone, Year, Month, Date, Hour, Minute and Daylight-saving time.
To save changed settings, press EXIT button.
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13. SYSTEM SETUP
13.1 TV Output
13.1.1. Aspect Ratio
Select 4:3 PS(Pan & Scan) or 4:3 LB(Letter Box) for Standard TV or 16:9 for wide
screen TV.
13.1.2. Output type
Select a right output format for the TV set.( CVBS, RGB, YUV, S-Video)
13.2. LNB Setting
13.2.1. Switch Type
Select your right LNB switch type(DiSEqC 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, USALS).
13.2.2. Number of LNBs
Select the number of LNBs you have installed.
13.2.3. LNB set up
Move the high-lights to each LNB, press OK button on the RCU. In the pop-up menu
appeared, fill the required information LNB Type, Local Frequency, DiSEqC port No.,
Satellite Name and TP Frequency.
Once your setup is complete, press EXIT button to save the settings you made.
13.2.4. The Signal Indicator
It displays Signal Strength (Green) and Signal Quality (Yellow) on top of this menu.
When you see the Green and yellow bar on top, it means LNB Settings are correctly set.
Yellow button: To go to the Search channels
Once LNB setting is complete, press the red button on the RCU to move to the Channel Search
menu.
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13.3. Channel search
Auto search and Manual search are available.
To search one specific desired channel, manual search is recommended.
Please refer to website www.lyngSat.com to find out channel information (Frequency, Symbol Rate
and Polarity)
13.3.1. Automatic
It searches channels automatically using the TP data that the STB already has.
By Satellite Name: Select each satellite name or All.
By Network Search: Select Network Search ON/OFF
By Search Method: Select ALL, FTA, or Scrambled.
All: It detects and searches both FTA and Scrambled channels.
FTA: It detects and searches only the Free-To-Air channels.
Scrambled: It detects and searches only the Scrambled channels.
13.3.2. Manual
Select specific Satellite Name, Frequency, and Symbol
Rate, and Polarity and press Manual button to start searching the particular channels.
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13.3.3. Advanced Search
Video PID: Enter the correct VIDEO PID value by using numeric buttons on the RCU.
Audio PID: Enter the correct AUDIO PID value by using numeric buttons.
PCR PID: Enter the correct PCR PID value using numeric Buttons.
13.4. DiSEqC 1.2 positioner
If you have a DiSEqC1.2 motorized system, then you can use the DiSEqC function.
Select the satellite name first, and switch the DiSEqC Enable and put other required options.
Select the right TP to catch the strong Signal Strength.
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13.5 USALS setting
USALS is very convenient motorized DiSEqC system that support DiSEqC 1.3 command and also
can get the satellite position automatically if you know your geographical location.
If you have USALS motorized system, then you can use the USALS as follows.
Select the tuner that is connected with USALS system.
Switch USALS Enable and Select the satellite name which will be used to identify a motor system.
Put your longitude and Latitude and press OK button to start search satellite.
13.6. IP setup
13.6.1. Manual
For the static IP address users.
Use the Navigation-Buttons
and numeric buttons to set the Values then press
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SUBMIT button.
IP: Enter your IP address to specify the host IP address.
Subnet mask: Enter the subnet mask here to find Host IP address in its Subnet.
Gateway: Enter the gateway values.
13.6.2. AUTO (DHCP)
For the VDSL or ICS client users.
It detects values automatically. No need to enter any values here. After selecting
Auto(DHCP), press submit button to have all settings show up automatically. If LAN cable
is not properly connected, all settings might appear as “0.0.0.0.” In this case, check the
cable connection and retry it.
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13.6.3. AUTO (PPPoE)
For the ADSL users
ID and Password (which acquired from internet service provider) are required here; enter
the values by using virtual Keyboard. Press OK button to bring the Virtual Key board.
13.6.3. AUTO (PPP)
For the Dial up MODEM users
External dial up modem is required and then needs to connect with RS232C on rear panel
ID and Password (which acquired from internet service provider) are required here; enter
the values by using virtual Keyboard. Press OK button to bring the Virtual Key board.
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13.7. Restore Factory Setting
It requires your PIN to access the Factory reset.
It removes Channel List, FAV List, LNB Settings and it restores original factory settings.
To restore factory settings, press ok. All settings will be deleted.
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14. PVR OPERATION
1 channel recording and 1 recorded channel playback.
14.1. Recording
To record a live channel, press
button to record a channel that you are currently watching.
In the channel list, a channel in red indicates the currently recording channel.
Press
button to stop recording. Select a channel name that you want to stop the recording
then press OK button to confirm.
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The default recording time is two hours, recording time can be set up to maximum 23h 59min.
FILE-> Record plan->New-> Duration.
A recording notice pop-up will appear for two minutes before the recording starts.
If the STB is in standby mode, the planned recordings will automatically perform two minutes before
the planned time.
If you touch a button of RCU while recording, the power of the STB stays on.
If you press the power button on RCU while recording, a message box appears to get confirmed by
you if you want to stop recording.
Press OK button to save the recorded file on HDD.
14.2. Recorded file open
Press FILE button, to check the recorded files and HDD space information.
1. Video
Shows recorded video files
2. Radio
Shows recorded audio files.
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3. Record Plan
Shows currently recording files and reserved recording list.
14.3. Record plan
Press Left/Right direction button and move to RESERVATION and select options
1. New
New recording plan can be made in this section by selecting various selecting options.
(Start times, Duration, Period, and Parental Lock are available options)
2. Edit
Set options are editable in this section.
3. Delete
Delete Recording Plans from the list.
14.4. Play back
Press FILE
button, move the cursor to the recorded file you want to watch and press OK
button to play back
14.5. Trick play on live channels.
Trick play on a live channel is available. When channel is zapped, the recorded file will disappear
automatically, then it starts to record the current live channel.
On live Channel, all kinds of the PVR function are available such as Pause, Jump back, Jump
forward, Fast rewind, Fast forward, slow, frame by frame.
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14.6 Book mark
Press the
button, to make a book mark on the time bar where you want.
If you want to move to next book mark, press PLAY button to jump to next book mark
button again.
To remove book mark on the time bar, press the
14.7. Play
On the Display time bar and press the button under the book mark to jump to the next book mark,
then the playback start from the marked point.
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14.8. Repeat
Press repeat button to repeat in the pointed book marks
If there are not any marked points, the whole section can be repeated instead of two points. To exit
from the repeat function, press Repeat button once more.
14.9. Stop
Stop playing the file and back to a live channel.
14.10. Pause
Pause playing the file and back to a live channel . To go back to normal play mode, press Play
button.
14.11. Fast forward or random position jump & playback
Move the time bar forward/ backward x2, x4, x8, x16 speed rate if press the button shortly then
Press PLAY button, and back to normal speed mode.
Or if keep pressing the button, the time bar moves as fast as you desired.
14.12. Slow motion and Frame by Frame
Press the button 1~2secs then it will show slow motion. As you push the button, it shows speed
such as x1/16, x1/8, x1/4, x1/2.
Press the button less than 1sec, it shows still screen at first. As you press the button, it will show
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frame by frame. Press PLAY
button to move back to normal play mode.
15. File list management
Press FILE button to move to File List Management.
Yellow Button: Record Plan shows the reserved recordings’ status.
Record plan in Yellow color indicates the currently recording channels.
Record plan in White color indicates the upcoming recording schedules.
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Detailed Recording plan information is available by pressing OK button. To move highlights, use the
navigation- button. Recording option editing is also available in this OSD-Menu.
To exit from FILE Management press EXIT button.
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16. ABOUT
16.1. System Info
It displays Micom Version, Boot Version, Linux Version, Program Version and first date of operation.
16.2. Network Info.
It displays network info such as IP address, Subnet mask, Gateway etc.
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16.3. Network Update
Latest S/W can be updated via Ethernet port using network update system.
16.4. PlugIns
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16.5. Mount Manager
1. Type (cifs : accessing to Windows PC, nfs : accessing to Linux PC)
2. Mount point: Point for the mounting of the mp3 files in STB
3. Server : IP address of the server PC that your computer has
4. Directory : Folder name which mp3 files exist in your PC. It has to be shared.
5. User/Password : If your computer has ID or PASSWORD, insert them. If not exist, leave
it as a blank or default.
6. Active : Select ‘yes’ and then click on ‘Mount’ button at the bottom of the screen.
☞ Caution
In case that your computer is switched off or disconnected, click on ‘Unmount’ button.
Otherwise it can cause some problem such as longer booting time.
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17. SOFT WARE UPGRAD
Downloading Flash Images via SERIAL cable.
How to Download New Flash Images by SERIAL
Make sure that all the S/W upgrade utilities (Flash tools) are completely installed on your PC.
1.Turn your STB off then connect Serial cable(Crossed) between STB and PC
2.Press and hold the power button on the RCU or front panel of STB until the ‘SErl’ sign appears
on the front panel display.
3.Run the flash download utility program “Flash Tools” on your PC.
4.Select the connected COM Port(COM 1 or COM 2) and 115220 BAUD RATE.
5.Click the File and select latest Flash image and Press OK button on the front panel to start
downloading.
6.Wait until the progress bar( Erasing and Writing) reaches 100%.
It takes about 25min approx.
7.After completing, the “FlashTools” displays “Complete” in its message window and the front
displays “donE.” Now press Power button on the front or the RCU to restart your STB.
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Downloading Flash Images via NETWORK(UTP cable) using PC editor
1. IP setup in PC editor : it should be same IP address with STB
2. select “flash image” menu
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3. select a proper USB image for STB ( not serial image)
4. pressing “Start”
*Note: You should check the version of bootloader. If it does not fit with application
software, you should download a new bootloader by using serial cable.
Downloading method of serial to serial ( Set to Set)
Master Unit
Connect two sets with Serial cable (Null modem cable)
1. Power on
2. Press the power button and the ""OK ""button at the same time.
3. Press and hold the power button and then the down direction arrow button consecutively.
4. The display of front panel will shows "5 2 5" shortly and then " 1"
and at the same time TV screen displays some firmware choices from 1 to 8.
5. You can select one of the items from 1 to 8 using left/right direction arrow buttons
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Items
"1. 0xff800000-0x040000 : ""config_welcome""
"2. 0xff840000-0x120000 : ""kernel""
"3. 0xff960000-0x 380000 : ""root"""
"4. 0xffee0000-0x2f0000 : ""db"""
"5. 0xfffd0000-0x030000 : ""boot""
(in this case, you should be more careful in downloading)
"6. 0xff800000-0x800000 : ""all""
(in this case, you should be more careful in downloading)
"7. 0xff800000-0x7d0000 : ""all_noboot""
"8. 0xff840000-0x4a0000 : ""kernel_root""
6. Press "ok" to confirm the choice you made, front display will show “rEdy."
7. Move to set up the slave unit.
Slave unit
1. Power on
2. Press the power button and the "OK" button at the same time.
3. Press and hold the power button and then the right direction arrow button consecutively.
4. The display of front panel will show "Serl"
5. Press "ok" on Salve unit to load
6. The display of front panel will show "progressing rate"
7. It will displays " DONE " in front panel when downloading is complete.
Caution : Serial cable is null modem cable.
This will take about 30 minutes to copy from Set to Set.
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18. GLOSSARY OF TERMS
CA
Conditional Access. A system to control
subscriber access to services/ programs.
RF
Radio frequency (known as HF in some
countries).
Polarization
Polarization allows several programs to be fit
into the same frequency band. The signals
from a satellite are transmitted either with
linear (vertical or horizontal) polarization or
circular (right or left) polarization.
DVB
The Digital Video Broadcast group was
created to establish
a technical framework for the introduction of
digital video broadcasting systems.
EPG
Electronic Program Guide. The programming
information provided
By the service provider that enables a viewer
to find the much
Information of programs.
LNB (Low-Noise Block Converter)
An electronic unit mounted on the satellite
dish. It receives the signals reflected by the
dish and coverts them to signals that can be
used by satellite receiver
SCART
A 21-pin connector used for connection of
the STB, VCR and TV. Also known as
Euro connector
S/PDIF
Sony/Philips Digital Interface Format
digital audio output.
Symbol Rate
Speed of the digital transmission
TS
Transport stream.
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19. TROUBLE SHOOTING
Problem
No display appeared on front
Possible Causes
Power cord is not plugged in.
What ToDo
Check that power cord
No Sound/ Picture
Wrong Audio/ Video output
connection between the
receiver and TV set.
Mute Audio
Check Audio/ Video output
connection between the
receiver and TV set.
Press Mute button to
recover.
Turn TV on
Check the cable
connections, LNB and other
equipment
connected between the
LNB and the receiver, or
adjust the dish.
TV Power off
No Signal
Wrong direction of the dish
Remote controller does not
respond
Batteries are not inserted
correctly or low.
CA module is not working
CA module is not inserted.
CA module is not inserted
correctly.
No HDD space is available.
Recording is not working/
Recording is stopped
Forgot PIN Code
System Halt
System Halt or Error
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Adjust correctly the
direction of the dish to the
satellite
Check the batteries or
replace with new batteries
Check if CA module is
inserted correctly.
Check HDD status.
Contact your local service
provider/ dealer.
Press & Hold OK and
Power key on the front
panel to return to stand by
mode.
20. PRODUCT SPECIFITION
Part
CPU
Tuner
& Channel
LNB
Control
MPEG Transport Stream & A/V
Decoding
Network
Memory
Conditional Access System
A/V & Data In/Out
Type
Type
Speed
Data/Instruction Cache
Input Connector
Loop through Connector
Frequency Range
Loop through Out Impedance
Band selection
Switch
Polarization
Transport Stream
Aspect Ratio
Video Resolution
Audio Decoding
Ethernet
Flash Memory
SDRAM
Smartcard
TV SCART
VCR SCART
Physical Specification
IBM’s PowerPC405
350 MIPS
16KB/16KB
IEC169-24 female(F-type)
IEC169-24 female(F-type)
950MHz to 2150MHz
75 ohms nominal
22 KHz tone
DiSEqC 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, USALS
13/18V (400mA Max/per each)
ISO/IEC 13818-1 Specification
4:3, 16:9 with pan vector
720 x 576(PAL) or 720 x 480(NTSC)
MPEG-1 Audio Layer 1,2
RJ-45(10Base-T/100Base-TX)
8MB
64MB
1 slot(Xcrypt and Firecrypt embedded)
1 x SCART
1 x SCART
RCA
Video x 1, Audio x 2
Data Interface
Power Supply
Specification
Input Voltage
Power Consumption
Size (W x H x D)
Weight
9 Pin D-Sub, RS232C
AC 110-220V 50/60Hz 35W
35W max.
(Under 7W max. at stand-by mode)
300mm x 58mm x 235mm
About 2 .0kg
NOTICE
Contents of this manual and features/ Specifications of the STB are subjected to change without
notice.
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